Texas Tech University

Presidential Lecture & Performance Series Continues with The Second City

Amanda Castro-Crist

November 2, 2016

The comedy theater troupe will perform the best sketches and songs from its 55-year history.

WHAT: Texas Tech University welcomes Chicago's legendary sketch and improv comedy troupe, The Second City, as part of the Presidential Lecture & Performance Series.

The group will perform "The Best of The Second City." The must-see show features the best sketches and songs from its 55-year history – made famous by superstars like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Mike Meyers, Chris Farley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, John and Jim Belushi, John Candy, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray and more – as well as their trademark improvisation.

The Second City is celebrating more than five decades of producing cutting-edge satirical revues and launching the careers of generation after generation of comedy's best and brightest.

Show content is suitable for ages 17 and older.

Tickets to the lecture are $18 and are available through Select-A-Seat at (806) 770-2000 or www.selectaseatlubbock.com. Texas Tech students may receive one free ticket with a valid student ID at the Student Union Building ticket booth.

WHEN: 7 p.m. Nov. 11 (Friday)

WHERE: Texas Tech University Allen Theatre, Student Union Building

CONTACT: Jo Moore, director, Presidential Lecture & Performance Series, Office of the President, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-5261 or jo.moore@ttu.edu

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